Teacher Spotlight: Johnathan Begnaud


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Jonathan Begnaud gives a thumbs up during the Solar Eclipse in August 2017.


Name: Jonathan Begnaud

What Subject/classes/sports/clubs do you teach/coach/advise: Physics, Ap Physics, and Boys Cross Country

How long teaching: 8 Years at THS: 8 years

Family: My wife, Anna, teaches at ICC, and both my parents have also taught in Tupelo Public Schools

Favorite thing about teaching:  I get to talk about science all day.

Least favorite thing about teaching: Careless students who break my science toys.

Hobby outside of school: I run, Do photography, and do random science experiments on the side, cooking.

Special Talent(s): On a windy day, I can flick a Gatorade bottle 45 yards in the air

People would be surprised to know: My wife is an English teacher, and I’m a science teacher.  And we manage not to annoy each other too much.

Most memorable moment as a teacher: Probably the solar eclipse in 2017